Wednesday 26 April 2017

Lise Hand: A battle for hearts of people who just don't have any

Mary Hanafin, the Minister for Fun, sat like a tight-lipped Dun Laoghaire Sphinx, clinging onto the fence

MICHAEL Martin faced a wall of cameras massed on the plinth. He had no regrets. "One has to make a stand," he said simply.

In the end, he alone among the senior cabinet ministers stepped up to the mark and stuck to his convictions.

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